Monday, August 12, 2013

Shark Week, Upskilling and Learning to be a Leader

Welcome to another Monday compendium of links to the articles I published in the previous week. I'll start this week's list with my Extinction Countdown articles for Scientific American, both of which were extremely popular:

Film Fakery: Does Shark Week Harm Conservation Efforts?

Pangolins in Peril: All 8 Species of Spiny Anteaters Endangered by Illegal Trade

Next up, my latest engineering careers article for IEEE-USA's Today's Engineer (which contains important advice for people in any career):

Upskilling for Career Advancement

Next, a bunch of newsy items for Mother Nature Network:

Costa Rica may close 2 government-run zoos

Amazon's Jeff Bezos spending $42 million to build a 10,000-year clock

Shh! Settlement bans two kids from talking about fracking – for life

Warren Buffett could soon own the largest energy holding company in the U.S.

And finally, my latest engineering-related article for IEEE's The Institute (again, there's some great stuff in here no matter your profession):

IEEE eLearning Library Offers New Courses on Leadership and Electric Vehicles

That's it for this week. Make sure to follow me on Twitter for more links as they go live.

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